Joan Giese, associate professor (career track) in the Department of Marketing and International Business was featured in a November 16, 2021, NBC News report about the college’s annual holiday shopping survey. Information from the survey was also featured in other national and regional media, including Yahoo, Street Insider, KHQ-TV in Spokane, Pullman Radio, Spokane Journal of Business, and the Spokesman-Review.
Dipra Jha, scholarly associate professor and assistant director in the School of Hospitality Business Management, was featured in Brandon Steele’s February 1, 2022, podcast for MainSail Financial Group. Jha discussed the pandemic’s impacts to the industry as well as expectations for recovery.
Jha was also featured in WalletHub’s “Best Credit Cards for International Travel 2022,” with tips about what to look for in a credit card used for foreign travel.
In the “Global Virtual Classroom Project with Washington State University” episode of Higher Education in Ukraine, Jha was interviewed about a collaborative effort with Sumy State University in Ukraine. The podcast aired February 2, 2022.
Research by Kristine Kuhn, associate professor in the Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship, was featured in Amanda Arden’s January 5, 2022, report on KOIN 6 TV in Portland. Kuhn found that self-conscious people dislike Zoom meetings the most, while less self-conscious people don’t mind them as much. Her work was also featured in a January 4, 2022, report by NBC Right Now, “Zoom Meeting Anxiety Doesn’t Strike Everyone.”
Soobin Seo’s research was featured in Tim York’s November 8, 2021, story in The Packer. Seo, assistant professor of hospitality business management at WSU Everett, discussed how a food safety crisis at one restaurant made people hesitant to eat at other restaurants, even though they were not directly involved in the event.